Face coverings are required at all indoor book fest sessions for ages 3 and older. If you are not able or willing to wear a face mask, please enjoy our livestream event options.

Ecological Herbalism

Join Dara Saville, an accomplished herbalist and geographer, on an ecological journey for developing relationships with the land and plants — a new theoretical approach to using herbal medicines. Her book, The Ecology of Herbal Medicine, introduces botanical medicine through an in-depth exploration of the land, presenting a unique guide to plants found across the American Southwest.

Dara will be joined by Laura Cascardi from Equinox Center for Herbal Studies based in Fort Collins.

OPTIONAL IN-PERSON WORKSHOP: Laura Cascardi will host an herbal workshop during the virtual session at Equinox Center for Herbal Studies. You do not have to participate in the workshop to attend the virtual session livestream. But, if you’re interested in the workshop, please register online below.

Masks will be required for all indoor events in accordance with Larimer County health and safety requirements.

This session is livestreamed and available on FoCoBookFest.org, the NABEtv, or the Poudre River Public Libraries’ Facebook Live feed on the day of the event. The workshop is in-person at Equinox Center for Herbal Studies. As above, masks will be required for all indoor events in accordance with Larimer County health and safety requirements.

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